Paul Joseph Cline, 57 of Dalton, Ga., died Tuesday July 3, 2012 at the local hospital. He was born July 3, 1955 in Dalton.
Paul was a graduate of Westside High School, proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and worked many years at Brown Printing. Paul was very passionate about working with the Dalton Police Department and was the first volunteer for the Dalton Police Department. He received the Presidential Award for Volunteering.
He was preceded in death by his, mother and step-father, Ophelia Willis Landreth and Woodrow Landreth, his brother, Charles William Cline who gave his life for his country in Vietnam, and a niece, Latisha Roach, father, Paul Lester Cline.
He is survived by his niece and nephew, who he thought of as his own children, Tonya Landreth and Nate Heatherly; brother and sister-in-law, George and Lana Landreth; sisters, Sandra English, Nina Colleen and Terry Rich; nieces and nephews, Celeste Mashburn, Patrick and Gloria Davis, Cody Landreth, and Bryson Mashburn; cousins, Christine Palmer and Matthew Palmer.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Cline will be held Saturday, July 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Raymond McCranie officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Whitfield Memorial Gardens with military graveside honors provided by the American Legion Dalton Post #112.
The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel on Friday from 5-9 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Saturday until the service hour.
Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, Ga. (706)226-4002.